HELSINKI, Finland, Oct. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boliden has selected Metso to supply equipment for a new surface crushing station at the Aitik copper mine in northern Sweden. The supply consists of two primary gyratory crushers, two rock breakers, two apron feeders, chutes, conveyors, spare & wear parts, engineering and installation. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The order is included in Metso's Q3 orders received.
Boliden's Aitik copper mine, located to the north of the Arctic Circle in Lapland, Sweden, is one of Europe's largest producers of copper.
"Metso and Boliden have cooperated since the 1960s. Our previous deliveries to Aitik include two autogenous mills, which, at that time, were the largest ever supplied by Metso. Since 2012, Metso and Aitik have also had a performance-based cost-per-ton service agreement, where Metso ensures the availability of the grinding circuit and is rewarded according to the output of the process. The newly signed contract for the delivery of key equipment for the new surface crushing station is yet another step forward in deepening the collaboration," says João Ney Colagrossi, President, Minerals Capital business line, Metso.
Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.
Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,400 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.
Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland, and had net sales of about EUR 2.9 billion in 2015. Metso employs over 12,000 persons in more than 50 countries. Expect results.
For further information, please contact:
Wille Beckman, Senior Director Sales, Mining, MA Nordics, Metso, tel. +46 70 305 7149, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
João Ney Colagrossi, President, Minerals Capital Business Area, tel. +55 15 99741 0134, Email: email@example.com
Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3212, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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